South Kohala fatality (update No. 2) 02-10-14

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Traffic Enforcement Unit, Area II
Sergeant Marvin Troutman Sr.
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 229
Report No. C14003318

 

Media Release (update No. 2)

An autopsy was conducted Friday (February 7) on the body of 52-year-old Matthew B. Lee of Kailua-Kona, who died Wednesday (February 5) in a two-vehicle crash on Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway around the 71.5 mile marker.

The medical examiner determined that Matthew B. Lee died from a medical condition and not form injuries sustained in the crash.

The Traffic Enforcement Unit has reclassified the negligent homicide investigation to a coroner’s inquest.

As a result, the traffic fatality count has been reduced to three fatalities this year compared with seven at this time last year.


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